A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 273 km SSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (170 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 07:23:14 / April 19, 2016 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:23:14 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 375 km (233 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005jqz. Unique identifier: us20005jqz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.6212 East, latitude 30.835 North, depth = 375 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 273 km SSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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